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FOSTA Bill HR 1865 – No more Craigslist Personals!

  Unless you’re still asleep at the wheel, you know a great evil has spread throughout the land, even reaching it’s tendrils into the highest levels of Government. This evil is child molestation, and sex trafficking. Both of which are highly fueled by a wide-open, unfiltered Internet. Kibosh Internet Security blocks access to pornographic websites, removes nudity from Image, and Video search results, and blocks terms that leads to pornography. The end result is a very family safe, yet fast…

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Does Kibosh Filter Netflix Content?

Here at Kibosh, we often get asked the question “does Kibosh filter Netflix?”  With Kibosh filtering, you certainly have the ability to entirely block Netflix for individual devices in the home, which may be useful as a temporary measure or punishment.   However, in the era of cord-cutting and the vast catalog of quality entertainment on Netflix, many parents are wondering if there is a way to protect their kids from viewing unwanted material.  Fortunately, there is a way to…

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What exactly is Safe Search?

Search engines display results that match your keywords. Sometimes, explicit content will appear in your search results, as well as image and video searches. SafeSearch is a feature in most search engines that allows you filter your search results and adjust the strictness of the SafeSearch feature. Although SafeSearch is effective, it’s also dangerously easy to disable. Additionally, it’s important to make sure it’s enabled for each search engine that you use.  Further, even if you have enabled SafeSearch for…

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Replace the Windows 8 / 10 Start button.

  Windows 8 and 10 ship without the classic Start button we’re all used to. If you’re frustrated with Windows 8 / 10, it’s because this button is missing. Once it’s back in place Windows 8 / 10 really isn’t bad. How to replace the Windows Start button: Click here to download Classic Shell (free) on your Windows 10 computer(s) Run the downloaded classicshellsetup…exe Click on the Windows logo where the Start Button should be: Choose ‘Use Classic Shell’ Pick…

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Veterans 4 Child Rescue .org

We all know something is wrong with the world we live in today. Every aspect of our lives has been morally corrupted, or is being corrupted, in some way. We are literally being attacked from every conceivable angle. Some of us stick our heads in the sand and hope it goes away. Some of us would like to fight, but are so tied up with the chains of this world (job, rent, mortgage, taxes, etc, etc) that we can’t either…

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Using ping to troubleshoot pt 1.

  There is a simple, free app that comes with every operating system and can be installed on mobile devices called Ping. It measures the round-trip time for messages (i.e. packets) sent from the originating host (your PC device) to a destination computer (or website) that are echoed back to the source. The name comes from active sonar terminology that sends a pulse of sound and listens for the echo to detect objects under water. Ping reports errors, packet loss, and…

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Parental Controls – Apple Music vs. Spotify

Parental Controls – Apple Music vs. SpotifyI have been an avid user of Spotify for years, and recently my 10 year old Triplets have begun to develop musical interests of their own.  The logical progression, for me, was to upgrade to Spotify Premium for Family which affords each family member their own account and individual playlists.  After using the service for a few months, I noticed a gaping hole.  Spotify does not offer any form of parental controls, which means…

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Do you need local antivirus?

We have posted on this blog before that you should not be paying for local antivirus if you are using Kibosh to protect your network. You don’t need to. Because in addition to our proprietary pornography filtering, Kibosh delivers enterprise-grade Malware, Phishing, Torrent and illegal proxy blocking. Having worked as Network Engineer for over 20 years, I believe that the only way to really protect your devices these days is with a service like Kibosh or OpenDNS which blocks access…

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What constitutes a quality Internet content filtering solution?

When we shop for a Parental Control solution what should we be looking for? There are many companies selling some form of Parental Controls, and they all do it differently; some are software only, some are hardware only, some are a combination of the two. The plethora of solutions should give you an idea of how difficult it is to pull this off, and by ‘this’ I mean block Internet pornography. From the end user, or Parent’s perspective we don’t…

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Education is key

“Internet pornography will create an epidemic of obsession, compulsion and addiction that will sweep across America like a tidal wave, destroying marriages, families and individual lives with a devastation never before witnessed in the history of this great nation!” Mark Kastleman, The Drug of the New Millennium Kibosh exist for the sole purpose of solving the problem of Internet pornography in a sustainable way. When Kibosh Cloud is enabled, and SafeSearch Lock-in activated, access to, and the searching for Internet…

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